New Royal Navy submarine HMS Audacious officially tied with Leeds

The Lord Mayor of Leeds Councillor Gerry Harper was in attendance as a new member of the Royal Navy fleet was officially affiliated with the city. This follows a naming ceremony held at BAE Systems Maritime in Barrow-in-Furness that saw astute-class submarine ‘HMS Audacious’ unveiled in front of a small, select audience. Leeds’ links…

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Lord Mayor presents medals back to World War Two veteran

Serving medals of a decorated World War Two veteran, which were stolen in 2002 by thieves, have recently been replaced and presented back to their owner as part of a special civic ceremony this week. On hand to reunite Mr Fred Jackson with his cherished medals of service in many campaigns, was the Lord…

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